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How to Transition a Removable Implant-Supported Solution to a Fixed Prosthesis (Part 2)

How to Transition a Removable Implant-Supported Solution to a Fixed Prosthesis (Part 2)

In the final part of his series, Dr. Ricardo Mitrani explains more about helping patients avoid misjudging the value of preexisting dental implants.

| 1 year ago
Oxidative Stress and an Antioxidant Regime for Restorative Dentistry

Oxidative Stress and an Antioxidant Regime for Restorative Dentistry

Dr. Bob Winter reveals an antioxidant regime to help make clinical restorative procedures that manipulate the tissue more predictable.

| 1 year ago
How to Transition a Removable Implant-Supported Solution to a Fixed Prosthesis (Part 1)

How to Transition a Removable Implant-Supported Solution to a Fixed Prosthesis (Part 1)

Dr. Ricardo Mitrani showcases a challenging patient who is treated with a fixed, screw-retained implant provisional restoration utilizing digital technology.

| 1 year ago
Benefits of Deep Margin Elevation for Treating Subgingival Margins
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Benefits of Deep Margin Elevation for Treating Subgingival Margins

What do you know about deep margin elevation? Here's an overview into the process and benefits.

| 1 year ago
Oral Oxidative Stress, Antioxidants and Wound Healing
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Oral Oxidative Stress, Antioxidants and Wound Healing

Dr. Winter explains how antioxidants affect wound healing, and how they can be used during patient treatment and home care to improve tissue healing.

| 1 year ago
Introduction to Oral Oxidative Stress
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Introduction to Oral Oxidative Stress

Dr. Winter presents an overview of dental oxidative stress and the use of natural topical antioxidants to promote homeostasis, enhance wound healing,...

| 1 year ago
Ultra-Conservative Management of the Discolored Tooth
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Ultra-Conservative Management of the Discolored Tooth

Explore a more modern, minimally invasive approach to the discolored non-vital teeth using the 'Modified Walking Bleach' approach.

| 1 year ago
Photographic Tooth Inclination
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Photographic Tooth Inclination

Dental photography is a key component to the FGTP planning process and the strategic photographic series of images aids the restorative dentist in evaluation...

| 1 year ago
The Next Evolution in Dental Digital Printing

The Next Evolution in Dental Digital Printing

Spear Resident Faculty member Dr. Bob Winter believes an emerging 3D printing technique, called xolography, could signal an accelerated end to analogue-based...

| 1 year ago
Patient First Impressions – Setting the Tone for Long-Term Relationships
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Patient First Impressions – Setting the Tone for Long-Term Relationships

Patients who resist dentistry present dental teams with an opportunity to embrace those who need the help and comfort to know there is a solution to their...

| 1 year ago
Nothing Lasts Forever: Case Planning for Easier Future Retreatments
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Nothing Lasts Forever: Case Planning for Easier Future Retreatments

Learn treatment planning that prevents unnecessary future challenges after things break, to make things easier on you, your patient, and your colleagues.

| 1 year ago
Interproximal Contacts: Assessment and Adjustment
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Interproximal Contacts: Assessment and Adjustment

Learn how to increase the predictability of desired interdental contacts and improve collaboration between dental practice and lab technician.

| 1 year ago